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    October 28, 2012
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brooms! all eyes on tonight's world series gamen detroit. where the giants may sweep the tigers. 00:16:47:05 to do that i'm to be dr no. . it could be time to break out the brooms. all eyes on the world series tonight where the giants may sweep the tigers. >> and more on hurricane sandy and it's path in a few minutes. >> to do that -- >> the fight over governor brown's tax measure is close. our conversation with jerry brown on california's budget crunch. thank you for joining us this morning. it is sunday, october 28th. i am anne makovec. >> and i am phil matier. the governor sat down with us this week. we will show you highlights on his proposition 30, the tax
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plan hanging in the balance. >> and an in-depth conversation with senator diane feinstein up for re-election right now. we also had a big earthquake overnight off the coast of canada that we are following, as well. >> and in other new, hurricane sandy is moving up the eastern seaboard with the outer bands bashing the islands of north carolina. >> and the governor of new york is ordering a halt to all public transit is in new york city tonight at 7:00. the storm could affect more than 50 million people. the bridges and tunnels will also be shut down. susan mcginnis is live on the coast of delaware and susan. the winds have looked to have picked up in just the last hour. >> reporter: it certainly has ann and phil. the winds have picked up over the past several hours. we have been out here for nine hours and the intensity is increasing. the rain and tides. you can see how big the waves are compared to what we showed
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you yesterday. the waves are crashing closer in and it is hard to believe the brunt of the storm is still more than a day away. driving rain from hurricane sandy is coming in this morning. but officials are not expecting major damage. >> the track has improved in our favor here. >> reporter: bulldozers, and residents, are piling up the sand along if jersey shore. millions are bracing for hurricane sandy, a massive storm that is taking aim at the most densely populated region of the us. >> really the first time a hurricane has been at our doorstep, so, i am taking this seriously. >> reporter: sandy is still offshore heading north. forecasters believe it will turn toward land and impact us. >> we should not assume the predictions would be wrong. >> reporter: people in sandy's path are heeding the warnings. businesses are boarding up,
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residents are stocking up and many are seeking higher ground. delaware issued a mandatory evacuation order of coastal communities until 8:00 tonight and residents are being urged not to wait until the last minute at wind gusts could hit 60 miles per hour. >> it is pretty bad. windy and rainy already. >> reporter: forecasters expect sandy's storm surge and torrential rain to cause major flooding in coastal areas and also further inland. utility crews from western areas are heading east to help out. hurricane sandy could knock-out power to millions before it is over. the latest forecast say there is will be moderate to major coasting flooding for this area for six hours tonight, two to three hours on either side of the high tide. >> put this in perspective for us. people on the east coast deal with hurricanes all the time. is there more of a sense of
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urgency this time around? >> reporter: there is. people here dealt with hurricane irene a year ago and they are taking this one even more seriously. the mandatory evacuation is up until 8:00 p.m. tonight. people are boarding up their homes and businesses and heading out of town. they are patiently waiting in line at gas stations and taking it seriously and getting out. >> susan mcginnis, thank you. >> and brian, you have been watching this storm. how has it been looking from our advantage? >> it is on track off the coast of new england and moving parallel to the shoreline as you can see right now. the hurricane force winds will overspread the east coast by tomorrow morning. we will have the latest on cbs this morning beginning at 4:30 arm on monday. you can see right now they are picking up rein and winds. the full moon tomorrow will be combined with the storm to
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increase the risk of storm surge from all of this. so, not only will there be winds approaching hurricane strength, but flooding, 6 to 12 inches of rain mikely near the path of this -- likely near the path of this and power gusts of up to 40 miles per hour gusts and beach erosion as well. we will have our forecast in just a few minutes. but first, a earthquake? yes, a massive earthquake from canada send tsunami warnings all the way down to hawaii. >> yes. it was the first to hit the region in more than 06 years. we have a map. the quake struck the queen charlotte islands around 8:00 last night. people could feel the ground shaking up to 500-miles away in vancouver. several after shocks have already followed but no major damage has been reported. the waves did hit maui rougy three hours after the evacun orders were gi and tsunami sirens went off in
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hawaii following the quake. the first of the waves hit ma wii three hours -- maui three hours after the vacration orders were reported. the tsunami warnings in hawaii were downgraded to an advisory around 4:00 a.m. small tsunami waves were also reported in alaska. >> okay. and a -- >> let's talk about the giants. how about it? because that is our fun for the day. >> yes! they used brilliant pitching again last night to take game three in detroit, pulling a 2-0 shutout over the tigers, giving the giants their 6th straight play-off win. coming up, we will talk about what make this is win so special and the giant's great run is drawing fans from half a world away! >> i work in afghanistan but i
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am from san francisco. i flew through six stops to detroit to watch the game. >> she works in afghanistan and they bring talent to entertain the troops. game 3 in the bag. game 4 tonight at 5:00. and they will have a big jumbotron set up at city hall if you want to catch it. in the meantime you probably know that remote control aircraft, better known as drones are being used by the military in war zones and are controversial. but they are also increasingly used by law enforcement here at home. we have a demonstration here from the east bay. >> reporter: by definition is it a drone? about louis lit. it is like -- absolutely. it is likely you will see more drones like this over active crime scenes. >> search and rescue missions, etc. >> reporter: a gunman in
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vallejo who killed an officer could have had this equipment helping. >> it would have been a lot better to deploy one of these unmanned aerial systems and see where the man was hide that way. >> they can cost up to $1,500 an hour for powered aircraft. >> reporter: that seem to be big money and part of orthopedics urban shield. the drone comes quipped with high technology accessories like nice vision, high-tech cameras and they even see heat. >> they can save people in the middle of the night. >> reporter: once considered an expensive toy is seriously considered as a cleaner, safer, and less expensive way to save lives. report from dublin, cbs 5. why are schools always on the chopping block when it come to the state budget?
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next, answers from governor brown. >> and days away from the november election. what bay area volunteers at this phone bank are considering voters to do. >> and lightning in a bottle? that is how this world series has been described. more highlights in sports. we will be right back.
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now... californians will dee whether to approve a tax increase favored by governor brown. the governor has been travel . election day is nine days away and californians will decide whether to approve a proposition. this weekend volunteers are working phone banks. receipt polls show only 46% show support for the measure. prop 30 would show income taxes on the measure and raise sale's tax by a quarter of a percent. >> it could have a devastating affect on education in california if it fails. >> schools and colleges could face around $6 billion in cuts. >> trigger cuts as they have been called. the small business action
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committee is pushing hard to defeat the measure saying higher taxes would dry away jobs. >> and for more on that we sat gown with governor jerry -- down with governor jerry brown with the news director. this isn't the first time the voters have been asked to bail out the state budget and we keep sliding back. so, why should we go for it this time. >> the last war is the money for schools. on or off. either money in the schools or money out of schools. i wish it didn't have to be this way, but at the end of the day i hope people know that 99% of the people will not pay this income tax. it is only 1%. and what people will pay is a penny when they get a $4 cappuccino or sandwich. a penny. if you buy a $8 purchase, it is two pennies. we have been cutting taxes,
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raising tuition and shortening the school year. i am telling you as sincere as i can be it is important. please think about it before you vote on election day. >> you say you think a lot of nonsupport is there because people don't know what it is. explain what proposition 30 is. >> proposition 30 is very simple. it is last piece of my budget solution. i inherited one hell of a mess in sacramento. a $27 billion deficit. we slashed and now we are down to the last few billion. that is $6 billion to $8 billion. we have to cut more. in the schools and universities. or we get revenue. i am asking the revenue, most of it, from the top 1% because it is the income tax from married couples that are the predominant source of our income tax. they don't even pay a penny until they earn over half a million, then they pay 1%. then they get town three quarters of a million. and whatever they earn more
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they pay on that only 2%. and we get to a million, not a million saved over a lifetime, but a million earned in 12 months, over that amount, getting from 1 million to 2 million, they pay 3%. i think it is fair. the rest of us will be paying a quarter cent on the sale's tax. it does not apply to food or gasoline. that is another false ad. it is arrhythmia tick. money into the schools for those that are fabulously wealthy or money out of the schools. i can't make it any simpler. >> why is it always education that goes on the chopping block. >> >> as a matter of fact, we have 40,000 people in state prisons without one republican vote. blood is on the streets. do you want toed a another 10,000 inmate in a neighborhood
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close to yours? i mean i don't want to go any further than that. the blind and disabled are getting a lower state pension than in the 80s. we got rid of redevelopment, things that were very important because we could not afford it. >> what comes after this? >> we pay down the debt incurred by previous governors. we hoe the school 9 billion. we owe the recycling fund a billion or two. he owe local government a billion. we owe 6 billion to the recovery bond. we will pay those off and as we pay those off that will lower the spending. as the tax comes off in seven years, the income tax, we should be, with any kind of recovery, on a good path to a balanced budget. to do that i have to be dr. no. i don't think i fully realize how much i have to be the guy to say no, but that is the
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vocation i have chosen and i will exercise the fiscal discipline to keep this things moving on track. >> essaying the $6 billion in cuts won't come to fruition and they will find money in sacramento. we have seen the hidden funds. is he bluffing? is he crying wolf? >> they are already built into the budget? the legislature did not have the wherewithal to cut at that time. they handed it off to the voter, what they liked to do. he said he would not raise taxes without going to the voters. it is going to the voters and he has the triggers in there. the question is not can we find money, but the question is how are the schools going to do with $6 billion less. the voters can say i can live with that, it is better than taxes, or should we have a change. >> it is the tuition cost that
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is could come up, the available of classes -- >> yes, but tell me how much my tuition will go up versus how much i would pay in taxes. i want to know. by the way you can hear the complete interview with governor jerry brown at 8:30 on 740a.m. and 106.9f.m. radio tonight. >> all right. thank you. well, sounds like we will have a beautiful repeat performance with weather today? >> yes. temperatures in the 70s and a few 80s inland. in september and october we often get fairly warm weather in the area. we will today even as the coastline cool as little. the numbers mostly in the 50s as we look out there at the bay bridge. san jose has 57. 56 at the airport and in santa rosa 50 grease. in detroit high is 45 degrees at game time with cloudy skies. so, a bit chilly out there again for the giants and tigers. low pressure and a few high clouds in the pacific northwest. we will be sunny and warm
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inland today with numbers nudging 80 degrees. so, is numbers coming right up as you head tout door this morning. you will see 50s, but those numbers will increase about 20 degrees inland. 20 to 25 degrees by the time all is said and done. mostly sunny skies around the bay area. something wicked this way comes as we get into halloween. we do look for a chance of showers. future-cast, more low clouds will build into the shoreline so tomorrow morning we may be talking weather related travel delay with fog coming across the golden gate. so, the afternoon looks sunny. morning looks like clouds. westerly winds 20 miles per hour. high will be 72. overnight low of 57 degrees. out in the denver area nice. chicago has partly sunny skies. as you heard, new york and newark will get hit tomorrow. 59 a forecast high. for the bay area, rain will spread south on halloween. talk about timing.
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midweek looks wet for the way area. pinpoint forecast, 70s will do it. 76 at napa. 81 at the airforce base and in this the city 69 today. 73 at oakland. a few nice day, then wet wednesday and thursday. and next weekend looks like sunshine coming in. >> thank you. sounds good. 11 minutes before 9:00. the magic number for the giants, number 1. >> the highlights for san francisco. the shutout game in detroit. we are only one game away from a possible world series sweep! we don't call this our company, we call this our mission. green toys teaches children that if i have a milk jug and i stick it in the recycling bin it can turn into something new. chase allows us to buy capital equipment to be able to manufacture in the states to the scale we need to be a global company.
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water on treasure island. a "boil" order is in effect rt now. a water main break on friday left the entire islad without water for twelve ho. even after the pipe was repd and service was restored, officials warned people whoe on the island to boil tap wr before drinking it. the city is testing the water to find out if it's contaminat. results won't be available l monday. tomorrow new recruits with e san jose fire department wie begin their trai . tomorrow new recruits with the san jose fire department will begin their training. 33 new firefighters will train for a year-and-a-half. that is large east number the city has ever instructed at the same time. that is being made possible by a grant from fema.
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soon the department will have about 680 firefighters, close to the number it had four years ago before the budget problem set in. the giants on a roll. you may have heard. this week is the world series. >> yes. they shout out the detroit tigers in game 3 last night 2- 0. degeneres has more -- dennis o'donnell has more. >> reporter: yes. not since 1986 had a world series had back-to-back shutouts. prince fielder here, scutaro, crawford, double play. the giants got out of the inning unscathed. scoreless in the 2nd inning , hunter pence is on base. drive to the gap on right center field. a run scores. blanco is on 3rd with a rbi triple and the giants up 2-0. tigers have their shot. bases loaded in the 5th.
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vogelsong got quinton barry. and cabrera, the triple crown winner popped it up. vogelsong 5-2/3 of scoreless baseball. tim lincecum is just unhittable right now. 9th inning , sergio romo in to close it out. into buster posey's glove and the giants take game three 2-0. and the starters have been flawless in the fall classic. in the 18-1/3 innings, we have more. >> reporter: dennis, the tigers won for a level with runners in scoring position and a big reason has been the pitching and the defense and the timely hitting by these giants that are up 3-0 and seemingly cannot be stopped. let's go to the clubhouse. >> i wasn't happy with walking. i think i walked four. i wasn't happy about that, but
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it is my first world series. i have been waiting for this since i was 5 years old. i wasn't going to go down without a fight. that is for sure. >> can you smell it? i mean we are 3-0. we ain't sleeping on nobody, but it is definitely within reach. i believe we are in a position i honestly believe we should be all year long, so, you can't sleep on these guys. they have one more game to win. i mean, we are up 3-0. a 3- sweep. >> there is no secret formula or message for them. they are big guys. they know what the situation is and they know we have to come out tomorrow and obviously win a game. it start with that. you don't think about the four. you think about one and that is basically what we are thinking about tonight. >> you have to keep the lightning in a bottle to make it this far, to accomplish what we did. i got that quote from berkeley, the lightning in a bottle and we have been hot at the right times. >> reporter: lightning in a
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bottle indeed. the last time the giants had a 3-0 world series lead, the 1954 new york giants. didn't end so well for the cleveland indians and not looking good for the detroit tigers. back to you. >> vern, thank you matt cain on the hill today. he will be opposite mat she iser for the -- scherzer for the -- matt scherzer for the detroit tigers. game day will possibly see ugh wrapping all possible giants world series tonight. >> and it will. i will catch that raider's game. i don't have tickets so i will be watching cbs 5 and slide into the rest of it. >> very good. now, we have breaking news for you this morning. a three alarm structure fire that is burning right now in san jose. we will have more information after this break. >> and on the political front, a long time senator up for re- election. in our next half hour we will
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have a sitdown conversation with diane feinstein. >> and a goal from this youtube post. >> and we are tracking hurricane sandy on the east coast. more on that in the next half hour. we will be right back.
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giants fans traveled for the world series. . well, we have fans of a
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different strike in detroit territory. how far some giants fans have traveled for the world series. >> hopefully they don't go too far east because they will be heading into the frankenstorm. hurricane sandy continues to head north and east. the latest in just a minute. >> the tone has been unnecessarily partisan. >> looking back at senator diane feinstein, her compliments and what may be her one regret in office. welcome back. it is 9:00 and october 28th and the possible countdown to owned of the world series. i am phil matier. >> and i am anne makovec. we have a lot to automatic about in in the next half hour, but first, we have a breaking news story with a fire out of control in an apartment complex in the san jose area. it is on creekside drive.
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it started in the parking garage area and spread to the building. all the residents now are evacuated and crews are trying to get the flames under control. we will continue to monitor what is going on in san jose as the broadcast continues. in the u.s. geological survey says it was a 3.9 magnitude quake that hit near santa corita valley less than 30 years ago. it hit the downtown valley and west hollywood, as well enforcement reports of injury. and now hurricane sandy is heading to the north, northeast. >> yes. it will be bringing heavy rains and powerful winds affecting millions of people along the eastern seaboard. the governor of new york city is halting transit in the city starting at 7:00 tonight and showing a lot of concern.
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>> we should not underestimate the pa path of the storm or assume the predictions of the storm could be wrong. >> you can see a lot of people seeking higher ground in the state of delaware. they put a mandatory evacuation order starting tonight when widespread power outages are likely. we have brine brine following the storm, bryan what, is happening now? >> yes. you can see this loop of hurricane sandy kicking out to the east. sandy's path will take it on shore near southern new jersey, at least that is the way it looks now. when it does it could unwind a lot of rain, 6 to 12 inches and power outages of 40 to 70
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miles per hour gusts and with the fact there is a full moon tomorrow, big tides will combine with a big surf to create a potentially very damaging surge. we will have the latest as the news goes on. but first, a big earthquake at 8:30 p.m. last night. the latest on that. that is right. a massive earthquake off the coast of canada sending tsunami warnings from alaska to hawaii. >> it was a 7.7 quake, the largest to hit the british columbia region in more than 60 years. here is a map of the area. the quake struck the queen charlotte islands around 8:00 last night and the shaking was felt up to 800-miles away in vancouver. and several aftershocks have already followed. and those are the siren that is followed tsunami warnings in hawaii flowing that quake. the first of theway did hit
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maui ruffly three -- ruffly three hours after the evacuation orders were given. the tsunami warnings in hawaii were downgraded to an advisory around 4:00 a.m. and small waves were also. >> reporter: ed in alaska. well, back when he was the terminator, he promised he had be back. well, arnold schwarzenegger is reprizing one of his classic 1980s roles at conan the barbarian in a sequel. he says he loves the characters and is honored to be playing again. it is unclear whether he will keep his shirt on this time. sit latest movie he is starring in after leaving the office in 2011. and in the doping scandal, a company that paid armstrong millions for winning the tour de france is asking him to run prize money, up to $12 million
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after having a seven tour de france titles revoked. the ostents doping agencies stripped him of his titles following reports showing he used performance enhancing drugs. >> that guy is in free fall right now. ouch. >> yes, he is. and speaking of sports, do we have to say it again? one game away from -- >> a world series sweep. >> and the giants showed brilliant pitching again last night. >> yes. giving the giants the 6th strait layoff win and the second team to have a series shutout in nearly 60 years. not just the giants are celebrating last night's win in detroit, but with have a report of die hard fans who showed up all away across is country in the motor city. >> reporter: this was a win for the giants and a giant win. >> i am thinking a sweep will take care of this tomorrow night. get it over with.
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let's go home to san francisco and party. >> it because sweep. an easy sweep. >> they lost. they lost. it was embarrassing. >> reporter: not the kind of baseball weather giants fans are used to, but a 3-0 lead in games keeps them warm, not that the fans didn't make themselves home anyway in a sea of blue and orange. this is a different color, orange and black. woodward and adams, detroit, michigan. >> what are you doing? >> i came from minneapolis. >> texas. >> detroit! >> reporter: all part of giant nation on tour so far the orange and blue ant turning the orange and black black and blue. >> every person has been real friendly. booing me but friendly. >> reporter: the giants nation making its presence known and the winner, the giants fan who came the further.
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>> i came from san francisco, california, and now i work in afghanistan. >> reporter: she works for the uso. >> i flew from back ram to kandahar, then to dubai, then washington, d.c. and d.c. to detroit. >> i want her frequent flier miles! in detroit, cbs 5. >> should there be a world series sweep by the giants, we will find out. game 4 tonight at 5:00. we have a lot of giants fun for you right know posted on sanfrancisco.cbslocal.co m. as you can see the world serious has been shining a bright lying on san francisco. >> now -- light on san francisco. >> yes. still to come, the mayor has plans for raising the city's athletic profile even higher. >> and a debate on youtube and a u.s. rate for senate in california. stay tuned.
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brian hackney - thank you. . all right. it is another nice day around
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the bay area. >> i have a question. yesterday i was out and about and people were saying other and over again enjoying the day? i hope so because it is not going to last. the good weather is not going to last. >> well, that is always true. it is never going to last forever, is it? >> over for the season! the season! >> he is speechless. that doesn't happen often either! >> no, it is not going to last forever. it will be lasting longer than usual, though this time of year with sunny skies until wednesday. 58 degrees right now around town. 56 in santorum rose. and in game -- santa rosa, and game 4 for the world series 45 degrees in city of detroit at the start of game time. and the southern gulf of alaska
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has a front finally affectings us midweek. it will cool along the shoreline today with a deck of low clouds out there right now. inland sunny and warm. numbers will nudge # 0 degrees. out the door patchy fog this morning along the shoreline. they had fog coming through the golden gate. elsewhere a mostly sunny start. on the future-cast, we will pickup more low clouds as the day goes on. tonight watch them pull into the shoreline so that by tomorrow morning the cbs morning news will start off with overcast sky, at least that is the forecast tomorrow. and sunny by afternoon tomorrow. 72 at the airport for a high. 57 for a low. chicago partly cloudy. los angeles and the southland looks good. by midweek it looks like rain will spread over the bay area just in time for halloween. but stay tuned. it could change. we will have the latest
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tonight. 81 in fairfield, 83 at livermore, 78 at concord and 23469 san francisco. the look ahead, rain in the way area midweek after a couple of nice days. by next weekend we clear it all up and it looks good. so, phil was absolutely right. >> that is right. for once! [ laughing ] all right. u.s. senator diane feinstein is up for re-election and her campaign challenger the elizabeth empkin. she turned to youtube, her goal, forcing feinstein to do a debate, something she has not done before. empkin's campaign used some special camera tricks to look like we are sitting down together. empkin does all the talking but she is hoping the video goes viral. meanwhile the california democrat has spend more than four decades in public
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service. diane feinstein sat down with us and i asked her since she has been in congress, what has changed the most and what has she noticed has been affected most with change. >> the assaults legislation. was it controversial? absolutely. proposed it in 1993. it became the law in 1994 and lasted until 2004. when it came to the floor and i did it as an amendment to the crime bill -- as a matter of fact bide was can harem of the jew dishiary laughed at me -- as a matter of fact, joe biden cuss the chairman of the judiciary committee. and laughed at me. this was a controversial bill but both sides felt it was important, that we go to the senate and stand up and vote.
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debate something on the floor. make it as fierce and long as you need, but then do it and vote. what happened with the advent of this new president, the republicans have stated, the leader has stated -- and this is a paraphrase -- our number one priority is a defeat of this president. therefore they instituted a retirement of closure which requires 60 votes -- requirement of closure which requires 60 vote to pretrial, even on issue on the floor, certainly on a motion to close a debate. so, they defeat, whether it is an appointee, ambassador, judge, cabinet appointment or bill -- so, they defeat them on a cloweture motion without having to actually vote on the item of issue.
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it is terrible and they used it more than 82 times since the president has been president. >> overall the tone? >> it has been highly partisan and unnecessarily so. if you ask me what would be one of the things i would like to accomplish, it would be to alleviate this hyper partisanship. i know it can be done. >> and what would you say your greatest accomplishments have been in the u.s. senate so far? >> i think assault weapons was one. breaking 20 years of nonaction with a mileage efficiency bill that i sponsored with olympia snow as a co-sponsor which we worked on for years is now the law. it was signed by bush, carried out by obama and in 2025 automobiles will have 54 miles per gallon if it continue to be
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enacted. as a matter of fact, romney said he would not, but the savings are just enormous. so it is that, assault weapon, obviously the desert bill, the tahoe bill, and the wetlands in san francisco bay. i get such a kick, phil, when i fly in at what used to be dominant orange ponds at the south end of the bay, is salt ponds, now turning green with wetlands. and i think, you know, i had something to do with this. i put that deal together. >> if you had to vote to take back, which would it be? >> it would be iraq. and i will tell you why. i was on intelligence. i read the classified report twice, the big report. i read the white paper twice. the unclassified report. i listened to speeches by dick
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cheney, by george bush. i saw the secretary of state come out before the security council of the united nations and say this vile contains biological weapons from mobile biological laps in iraq and i believed them and i believed the intelligence and i voted to go to war in iraq and the intelligence was wrong. >> and her opponent in the senate race, elizabeth empkin. we extended two invitations and they say it did not work with her schedule. just wanted to let you know. and san francisco all lit up in orange fever these days. >> yes. and next our conversation with mayor ed lee and how he cope to keep the attention going.
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baseball event of the year. now - we checked in with san francisco mayor ed lee. we d him...the world series broua lot of attention and money o the city. how vital is thato sf? . well, this week san francisco was all lit up in orange in celebration of the world series. and we talked to the mayor about how important our spirit is to the city? >> it is the answer. the incredible feeling of the unified spirit. the fan fever. buildings i have never seen before turned to color. building owner, managers all volunteers to change the colors. not only the city hall, but the opera house, symphony, all in bright orange for the
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whole month! >> and the next step is saying how do you keep the roll going. you have the 49ers exiting the city and you are trying to bring the warriors arena in. >> that is right. a bunch of us are in the process of writing our bid to the national football league of hosting super bowl 50. we have a great shot at it. we will find out next may. and we are working with the warriors on a beautiful waterfront arena on pier 30-32. it is a huge investment to make. just to fix the piers, phil, will be $100 million to $120 million. and before you put anything on top of it, you have to make sure it is seismically safe. and they are unveiling a wonderful, beautiful design and i am ecstatic about their approach to it.
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>> a lot of people are worried it is too huge on the waterfront and it will turn it into a theme park rather than a maretime center. >> yes. but it is not that way. >> what do you think state commissions will allow that. >> when you see people coming out to enjoy the waterfront and see it for what it is -- it is no different than chrisy field and the arena. we created the conditions out of something that may have looked like a parking lot and a wilderness. >> we have a the warriors you are taking from oakland, stealing from oakland to put on the waterfront to bring in more money. what else do you have in the bag? >> i think we have a continuation of greatness for water events. when you look at the sale's
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force of 85,000 people to 45,000 people, we have our people. and i am working on other industries. medical industries. watch out for that. small businesses. mid market, all the changes there. we are on a roll, phil. >> what about soccer, tennis, badminton. >> soccer is there! ping-pong! >> it is all good until the rends go up, i think. what -- rents go up. that is what i have to say about that. well, one more look at the top stories coming up. >> yes. the hurricane updates and others affected by this monster storm. >> we will be right back. ,,,,
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eastern seaboard of the u-s. it's expected to combine wih another storm system and brg sheets of rain and high win. already, dozens of flights m s- f-o are cancelled... including 33 with united an5 with virgin ai . welcome back and let's take a look at this morning's top
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stories. >> yes. hurricane sandy is heading up the eastern seaboard and dozens of flights have been canceled as well as evacuation orders becoming into affect. and a big fire in an apartment complex is now mostly distinguished. the fire started in the apartment complex garage about two hours ago but the crew is mopping up, making sure the fire doesn't reignite. and one last look at the weather. nice day. >> yes. beautiful. temperatures right now in the low 60s for everyone. town 69 for a high in san francisco today. 73 at oakland. in the east bay 80 degrees. 81 at fairfield and 83 in livermore. snit the look ahead that things begin to get wet. dead on cue for halloween. showers begin wednesday in the
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bay area and linger into thursday. stay tuned because the forecast could change. >> hopefully for the trick-or- treaters, it takes away from the scary costume when you are holding an umbrella. >> yes. all right. here is a little halloween business. all right? listen. we talk about how much we are spending on the presidential election, how high it, is it will be a little over $2 billion for the american election. well americans are expected to spend nearly $8 billion in halloween. >> according to the national retailer federation, the average person will fork over $80 this season, money spent on costumes, decorations and candy. last year people spent $7 less. it seems like grown-ups are spending more money on themselves. spending on adult costumes outdoes children's outfits by $300 million. >> that is it for us this morning. >> giants, have a world series
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